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RVC to host 35th annual Science Olympiad
March 13, 2019

Rock Valley College will host a Science Olympiad Regional Competition for over 500 middle and high school students on Saturday, March 23, 2019.

Government Purchasing Event to be held at Rock Valley College
March 12, 2019

Join Winnebago County, the City of Rockford, Rock Valley College, SBDC, and CBDC to learn how your small business can access these government opportunities on March 20, 2019.

Local Students to Engage in RVC’s Annual Sister to Sister Conference
March 11, 2019

The Rock Valley College Intercultural Student Services Department will host their annual Sister to Sister Conference on Friday, March 15, 2019.

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
March 8, 2019

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, March 11, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. in the Woodward Technology Center (WTC), Room 1322, on RVC’s main campus.     

RVC Student Named Coca-Cola Silver Scholar
March 6, 2019

Rock Valley College student Danielle Brosend has been named a Silver Scholar on Coca-Cola’s 2019 Community College Academic Team.

RVC to Host HealthCon 2019
March 4, 2019

Students who are unsure of what to do after high school will have an opportunity to learn about a rewarding career in health sciences at HealthCon2019!

Call to Board of Trustees Special Meeting
March 1, 2019

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will have a special meeting with representatives of the Higher Learning Commission on Monday, March 4, 2019.

Rock Valley College Commercial Campaign Honored by Educational Advertising Awards
March 1, 2019

Rock Valley College’s television commercial campaign has been honored with two awards in the 34th Annual Educational Advertising Awards, sponsored by Higher Education Marketing Report.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
February 22, 2019

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, February 26, 2019.

Over 500 High School Students to Compete in Mathematics Contest at Rock Valley College
February 18, 2019

Approximately 550 students from 24 area high schools will compete in the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics High School Regional Mathematics Contest at Rock Valley College on Saturday, February 23, 2019.

RVC and RACVB Hosting Oscar Viewing Party
February 14, 2019

Rock Valley College and the Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau are joining forces to present an Oscars Viewing Party at Rock Valley College’s Student Center Atrium on Sunday, February 24.

Rock Valley College to Host Alumni Gathering
February 12, 2019

Join Rock Valley College for an Alumni Gathering during the RVC Men’s Basketball Game on Saturday, February 16!

Call to Board Meeting: Special Meeting
February 8, 2019

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, February 11, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. in the Woodward Technology Center (WTC), Room 1322, on RVC’s main campus for a Special Meeting.

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
February 8, 2019

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, February 11, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in the Woodward Technology Center (WTC), Room 1322, on RVC’s main campus.

Be A Part of Rock Valley College’s Growing Truck Driver Training Program
February 8, 2019

Rock Valley College is expanding their Truck Driver Training Program and looking to add additional instructors.

Community Foundation of Northern Illinois Awards RVC Grant for Coding Workshops
January 31, 2019

Rock Valley College is proud to announce it has received a $30,000 grant for “Ozobot: Learn Coding with Robots” workshops.

January 29/30 Winter Weather Closures for Rock Valley College
January 29, 2019

All Rock Valley College locations will close at 5pm on Tuesday, January 29. All college locations will be closed all day on Wednesday, January 30.

Call to Board of Trustees Special Meeting (Retreat)
January 29, 2019

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 2, 2019.

RVC Seeking Public Comment Prior to Accreditation Visit
January 29, 2019

Rock Valley College is seeking comments from the public about the college in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency.

College Closed Until 5pm on 1/28
January 28, 2019

Due to severe winter weather, all Rock Valley College locations will be closed until 5pm on Monday, January 28.